Fiction Reviews for ages 12 and up

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Novels written for children, young people, and the young at heart can truly can take us to the most extraordinary places. Historical fiction takes us back in time whereas fantasy takes us to places that have never even been, Some of the titles reviewed below will be attractive to adult as well as children. For more fiction for older readers please go to the Series, Features, and Bookish Calendar sections of the journal.

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Boys Don't Knit

Boys Don't Knit

Tom Easton
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Feiwel & Friends, 2015   ISBN: 978-1250053312
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Catalyst

Catalyst

S. J. Kincaid
Fiction  Series
For ages 13 and up
HarperCollins, 2014   ISBN: 978-0062093059
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Edgewood

Edgewood

Karen McQuestion
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
CreateSpace , 2012   ISBN: 978-1478349426
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Ink and Ashes

Ink and Ashes

Valynne E. Maetani
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Lee and Low Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1620142110
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Pandemic

Pandemic

Yvonne Ventresca
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Sky Pony Press, 2014   ISBN: 978-1628736090
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Promise Song

Promise Song

Linda Holeman
Historical Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Tundra Books, 1997   ISBN: 978-0887763878
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Sabriel

Sabriel

Garth Nix
Fiction  Series
For ages 13 and up
HarperCollins, 2008   ISBN: 978-0061474354
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Seven Second Delay

Seven Second Delay

Tom Easton
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Holiday House, 2015   ISBN: 978-0823432097
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Henderson's Boys: The Escape

Henderson's Boys: The Escape

Robert Muchamore
Historical Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Hodder Children's Books, 2009   ISBN: 978-0340956489
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The Edge Chronicles The Last of the Sky Pirates

The Edge Chronicles The Last of the Sky Pirates

Paul Stewart
Illustrator:   Chris Riddell 
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Random House UK, 2014   ISBN: 978-0552569699
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The Magician's House: The Steps up the Chimney

The Magician's House: The Steps up the Chimney

William Corlett
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2011   ISBN: 978-1442429352
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